Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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Why The Iran-P5+1 Nuclear Deal Doesn't Add Up

Even after July's landmark nuclear deal, there is no love lost between Iran and America. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei recently told Iranians, "[O]ur policy regarding the arrogant US government will not change." US Secretary of State John Kerry had earlier assured allies that "nothing in the Iran deal is based on trust." Back home, Republicans are furious that President Barack Obama rushed the agreement. America's all-weather allies -- Israel and Saudi Arabia -- are also seething. The naysayers then wonder: Why this and why now?